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Expert Warns Of Dangerous Rip Currents As Storm Passes Off New Jersey Coast

The best and oldest advice: swim near a lifeguard.


Long Island lifeguard on August 28, 2014.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Experts Offer Advice After Recent Drownings Off Long Island

It was advice two Brooklyn victims failed to heed when they went swimming off the Long Island shore.


Emergency responders help a man who was caught in a rip current off Long Beach, Long Island, on Aug. 1, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Police: Swimmer Caught In Rip Current Off Long Beach Has Died

A Brooklyn man who was pulled from the water off Long Beach, Long Island, on Saturday night after being caught in a rip current has died, police said.


Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.


Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches. (credit: CBS 2)

Hurricane Cristobal To Churn Surf Along Jersey Shore

Swimmers and lifeguards are facing a high risk for rip currents along New Jersey beaches.


Long Beach beach patrol (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Beach Lifeguards On High Alert Due To Rip Currents

In Long Beach, the town deployed more than 100 beach patrol personnel Saturday to cover more than 4 miles of beach.


Norwegian Cruise Liner (Credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Strong Rip Currents Lead Norwegian Cruise Liner To Cause Minor Scare At Pier 88

The Coast Guard said that strong currents in the Hudson River forced the gigantic Norwegian cruise liner to use more propulsion.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Igor Causes Dangerous Surf In NY, NJ

The National Weather Service on Monday issued a high surf advisory all along the New Jersey and New York coastlines.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Rip Currents Continue Along Jersey Shore

Swimming has not been banned at any New Jersey beaches, but yellow flags have been posted at many sites to warn swimmers about the conditions.


Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

Swimmers Warned Of Rip Currents Along Jersey Shore

The National Weather Service said swells kicked up by the storm were expected to build as the weekend progressed, and they could continue through Monday.


Photo/Mona Rivera

Hurricane Danielle Ups Risk Of Rip Currents

With the forecast calling for sunny and hot weather this weekend, local lifeguards may have a hard time keeping swimmers out of the water.


(Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Rip Currents Pose Hidden Danger To Beachgoers

A Long Island swimmer drowned over the weekend after getting caught in a rip current, as remnants of tropical storm Colin are producing dangerous conditions that threaten our beaches – and beachgoers’ lives.

CBS 2–08/09/2010